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English definition of “cert”

cert

noun [C usually singular] uk   /sɜːt/ us    /sɝːt/ UK informal
If someone or something is a cert for something or to do something, he, she, or it is certain to get it or do it: With all her experience she's a dead cert for the job. [+ to infinitive] The Russian team is a cert to win the gold medal.
(Definition of cert noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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